Robert Finn

IRON MOUNTAIN – Robert F. Finn, 81, of Iron Mountain passed away Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center.

Robert was born Jan. 8, 1933, in Sagola, son of Michael Finn and Maude (Yeadon) Finn. Robert spent two years in the United States Army. He served afterwards in the National Guard. After his time in the army he was employed as a miner for Hanna Mining Co.

Robert married Betty Lou Vespa on March 9, 1957, and they had five children. He enjoyed his family, spending time at his camp, talking with the Jehova’s Witnesses and doing crafts. He had a special place in his heart for his beloved pet, Lily.

Robert is survived by his wife, Betty Lou Finn; his children, Robin (Teddi), Guy (Monica), Tina (Keith), Tracy, and Dale; two brothers, Richard (Jean) and James (Pam); his grandchildren, Gerad and Misty Lefebvre, Robert, Cameron, Ian, and Aidan; and several great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

He was predeceased by his brother, Donald and his sisters, Ione Spigarelli, Darleen Koller, Norma Nowack, and Gladyce Williams.

Donations can be made in Robert’s memory to the Dickinson County Humane Society.

Private family services will be held.

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The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain with the arrangements.